Procedures & Tests
Blood in urine must always be tested to rule out any cancer in the urinary tract. Dr. Jeremey Grummet outlines the causes and tests for blood in urine.
Chronic prostatitis tests are tests to exclude the infective causes of urinary infection for kidney disease and infections.
Dr. Norman Swan explains the symptoms and dangers of being infected with Lyme disease, the dangers of catching it while traveling overseas.
In this article we explore the meaning, symptoms and causes of Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia and how this rare blood condition affects blood vessels.
Dr. Norman Swan discusses the advantage of a PET scan over x-ray, CAT scan. He also discusses the circumstances in which a PET scan can help detect if a tumour in benign or active and cancerous.
Dr. Norman Swan explains the surgical treatment of Inguinal hernia through tightening the canal walls or using mesh to reinforce it.
In this short video, Dr. Norman Swan explains why a lot of hernias go unnoticed and go untreated. He explains the hernias that need treatment.
Dr. Norman Swan explains the origins and history of smallpox, it’s effects and more importantly how the successful vaccination was invented. It is the only infection to have been largely eliminated around the world.
There are many tests doctors use to diagnose heart disease. Find out what they are.
Exercise stress testing assesses the performance and capacity of the heart during exercise and is used to help diagnose or investigate heart disease.